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Police: Man dies after he was found shot while driving on I-71 in north Columbus

Police are trying to determine where the shooting took place.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man died after he was found shot while driving on Interstate 71 in north Columbus, according to police.

Columbus police dispatchers said they received multiple calls about a car being driven against the guardrail on I-71 north near Morse Road around 11:45 p.m. Saturday.

Police said a person stopped to check on the driver and saw the man driving appeared to have been shot.

Medics pronounced the man dead at the scene at 11:59 p.m. The victim has been identified by police as 56-year-old Anthony Luney.

Police are looking into where the shooting happened and what led to it.

The northbound lanes of I-71 between I-670 and Morse Road were closed for several hours as police investigated, but have since reopened.

This is the 46th homicide of 2022 in the city of Columbus.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).

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